Does a suicide go to hell?

How can I explain to my sister about her daughter, who committed suicide just recently, because some of the people say that she’s not in heaven. Help me and explain it to me in
plain and simple English. Thanks.

We are deeply sorry for your loss and will be praying for all of you. The following links should assist you in better understanding the Catholic Church’s teaching on suicide. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.
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